COVID-19


SOCAN’s COVID-19 Music Updates

News about financial relief, resources, reaction, performanc...

How has the pandemic affected musicians’ mental health?

And how are SOCAN members and support organizations coping?

Decision-Makers: Claire Dagenais

Outgoing head of Polaris Music Prize looks back as she moves...

A family orchestra created during quarantine

Drew Jurecka, Rebekah Wolkstein, and their three kids

Video: JUNOs 2021 – Kaytranada

Virtual press room interview with winner of Dance Recording ...

JUNOs Video: Writing songs in a year of isolation and upheaval

With Savannah Ré, Kaytranada, Feist, WondaGurl, The Hip, TO...

Folk Music Canada spearheads creation of nine songs through international collaboration

Between Canadian artists and those from Australia, Nordic na...

Video: 2021 JUNO Awards – Louis-Jean Cormier

Virtual press room interview with winner of Francophone Albu...

Toronto Symphony Orchestra carries the baton for music rights with SOCAN Licensed To Play Award

Classical music institution upholds legal, ethical music lic...

Vincent Vallières : Beauty in Mind

“Being able to put my ego aside to serve my song is going ...

Video Interview: Staying Home with grandson

On making music to connect listeners during ongoing isolatio...

Jess Moskaluke: The singer now writing the songs

Country star co-writes all songs on new album The Demos

Barry Paquin Roberge: Like an Anti-depressant

“I think everyone loves Donna Summer”

Les Fourmis : Day and Night

Twenty-nine members working towards a common goal

Colin Linden wins SOCAN songwriter honour at 2021 Maple Blues Awards

In midst of weekly virtual edition throughout February

Hua Li: Writing a love letter to Wuhan

She pays homage to her roots on Yellow Crane EP

Olivia Penalva: BC’s latest young pop talent

Choosing co-writes to fast-track her songwriting journey

Canadian Live Music Association launches #ForTheLoveOfLive campaign

Calling for support from industry colleagues and music fans

Video: The Breakdown – “What’s the best thing to do during lockdown?”

Shane Gill, Head of Music for Opposition BBTV

In the Spotlight: Nostalgix

Making the transitions from DJ to singer to musician

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